Sen. Rosen visits Domestic Violence Resource Center, gives portion of pay to survivors


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    On Feb. 18, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen toured the Domestic Violence Resource Center in Reno, where she presented part of her paycheck from the government shutdown to benefit survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

    “Nevada has one of the highest rates of domestic violence against women in the country,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to donate my salary from the shutdown to these exceptional organizations working to help survivors of sexual and domestic violence. I will continue working in Congress on policies to create a safer environment for women in America and across the globe.”

    Senator Rosen pledged to donate her pay from the shutdown to a number of Nevada organizations whose mission include combating sexual and domestic violence.

    The full list of domestic and sexual violence organizations Senator Rosen donated her pay to include:

    • The Domestic Violence Resource Center
    • Shade Tree in Las Vegas
    • Safe Nest in Las Vegas
    • The Committee Against Domestic Violence (Harbor House) in Elko
    • The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas.

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